anonymous
  • anonymous
MEDAL The sum of a number and six is multiplied by negative four. The result is eight. What is the number?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
well first you set up an equation
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[(x+6)*-4\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
=8

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anonymous
  • anonymous
ok so thats what u have
anonymous
  • anonymous
so divide both side by negative 4
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[\frac{ (x+6)*-4 }{ -4 }=\frac{ 8 }{ -4 }\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
can you tell me the answer to that?
anonymous
  • anonymous
-2
anonymous
  • anonymous
so you have now (x+6)=-2
anonymous
  • anonymous
so now you do -2+6
anonymous
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and that should tell you what x is

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